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SAICE Presidential Inauguration 2013

SAICE inaugurated its 111th president on Tuesday, 12 February 2013 at the SAICE Presidential Inauguration and Gala Dinner held at Montecasino in Johannesburg.

The event, attended by various high-profile guests, including environmental professionals, champions of the infrastructure industry, government officials, engineering clients from both the private and public sectors, as well as SAICE members were challenged by the very interesting views expressed in Peter Kleynhans' address titled Reflections and Future. Read More

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Highlights of the Event

Past Presidents – Guard of honour



From left: Sam Amod, Bob Pullen, Professor Alex Visser, Dr Ron Watermeyer, Michael Deeks, Johan de Koker, Trueman Goba and Alec Hey



2012 President and 2013 President


Dr Martin Van Veelen



Peter Kleynhans




Gold Medal Recipient – Trueman Goba


From left: Peter Klyenhans & Trueman Goba




Honorary Fellows – Dr Kevin Wall & Sam Amod


From left: Dr Kevin Wall, Peter Kleynhans & Sam Amod




International Guests – Nigeria Society of Engineers


From left: Olumuyiwa Alade Ajibola (Nigeria), Peter Kleynhans, Joselyn Nabaasa (Uganda) and Jackson Mubangizi (Uganda)




International Guests – Uganda Professional Institution of Engineers


From left: Olumuyiwa Alade Ajibola (Nigeria), Peter Kleynhans, Joselyn Nabaasa (Uganda) and Jackson Mubangizi (Uganda)




International Guests – African Countries


Top row from left: Mcebo Sigudla (Swaziland), Ben Rafemoyo (Zimbabwe), Bernard Ordams (Nigeria),  Sanzan Diarra (Zimbabwe), Henry Mwale (Zambia), Ignasio Ngoma (Malawi), Phillip Odirile (Botswana), Markus ven Jeney (Namibia), Francis Mwape (Zambia) and Jackson Mubangizi (Uganda)
Bottom row from left: Nhlanhla Dlamini (Swaziland), Linda Modeki (Botswana), Peter Kleynhans (South Africa), Martin Manuhwa (Zimbabwe), Olumuyiwa Alade Ajibola (Nigeria) and Joselyn Nabaasa (Uganda)




Presidential Portrait – artist Martie Kleynhans


Dr Martin Van Veelen with the presidential portrait of Peter Kleynhans




The traditional ‘ Wine with the presidents ’ ceremony


From left: Bob Pullen, Alec Hey, Johan de Koker, Sam Amod, Michael Deeks, Trueman Goba, Dr Martin Van Veelen, Professor Alex Visser, Dr Kevin Wall, Dr Ron Watermeyer and Peter Kleynhans



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